BBC Children in Need is the BBCs UK Charity. Our vision is that every child in the UK has a safe, happy and secure childhood and the chance to reach their potential.
We support projects working with disadvantaged children and young people in the UK and have the following strategic aims:
To be a great fundraiser
To be a great story-teller
To be a great grant maker
To be a great organisation
In an increasingly competitive environment BBC Children in Need aims to develop sustainable partnerships with a range of interests. These include partners who can help to add breadth and depth to the annual Appeal as well as generate additional income. This role will play a significant part in meeting the aims of the charity. It will be focused on delivering graphic design support to one of the charitys major partners.
We are now looking for a Junior Graphic Designer to support the creative output of the charity, working closely with one of a major commercial partners within the finance sector.
This is a 6 month fixed-term contract covering 4 days per week.
The Junior Graphic Designer, willdesign and create on-brand collateral to support BBC Children in Needs partnership activity for our commercial partner organisation.You’ll be client-facing, and, with the Lead Designerwillbe the brand guardian, applying the newly refreshed brand consistently acrossevery touch-point of the business. These will include brochures, signage, environmental graphics, internal communications, merchandise, direct marketing and presentations.
You’llsee the process of design, art working and basic print and production through from start to finish, and willsupport the delivery of key agreed objectives by designing and managing a range of materials for print and online.
In addition to converting content into a number of formats as required, you will develop a range of assets (in still and possibly animation form) which will be supplied to production teams, media and online.
The Ideal Candidate
Ideally, the Junior Graphic Designer will be looking to make their firstmove into a larger organisation or looking for a strong projectto demonstratetheirpassion for branding and design in a busy and creative in-house environment.With knowledge of working with a premium brand, and design experience, you will be proficient in using industry standard applications, including: InDesign, Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.Experience ofusingPremiere,Dreamweaver, Flash, After Effects, HTML and Final, or similar applications would be useful.
You will be a confident and tenacious self starter withthe ability to work to short deadlines with minimum supervision.
This is a busy, client-facingrole that will require you to take ownership of the end-to-end design process. Your ability to prioritise and manage competing demands is critical to your success. You will be a team player with a strong eye for detail.
About the Company
We dont focus simply on what we do we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very important to us. Please make sure youve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. Youll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.
Closing Date: 25 April, 2017